Economists Pin More Blame on Tech for Rising Inequality

Economists Pin More Blame on Tech for Rising Inequality

However, technological shifts developed as growth in postsecondary education slowed and companies began to spend less to train their workers. “When technology, education and training go hand in hand, you get shared prosperity,” said Lawrence Katz, a Harvard worker. “Otherwise, you won’t.” The increase in international trade encourages companies to adopt automation strategies. For example,…

Toyota Topped G.M. in U.S. Car Sales in 2021

Toyota Topped G.M. in U.S. Car Sales in 2021

Automakers are also struggling with the transition to electric cars and trucks. Many companies are spending billions of dollars to design battery-powered models and build plants for their production. They are rushing to capture Tesla, which now sells most electric vehicles. But most established automakers are unlikely to find a place in US electric vehicle…

Election Falsehoods Surged on Podcasts Before Capitol Riots, Researchers Find

Election Falsehoods Surged on Podcasts Before Capitol Riots, Researchers Find

In the weeks leading up to the 2020 presidential election, conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck outlined his predictions about how election day would unfold: President Donald J. Trump will win that night, but his lead will dwindle with the arrival of a questionable mail-in ballot, Joseph R. Biden Jr. an unlikely edge. “No one will believe…

Verizon and AT&T’s 5G Cellular Service Can Proceed After Deal Is Reached With U.S.

Verizon and AT&T’s 5G Cellular Service Can Proceed After Deal Is Reached With U.S.

Federal aviation officials have agreed not to further delay Verizon and AT&T’s new 5G cellular service, clearing the way for companies to start their service while avoiding major clashes with regulators who said it could jeopardize flights. In addition to the two-week delay in starting their service, carriers will place measures designed to address government…

Covid Test Misinformation Spikes Along With Spread of Omicron

Covid Test Misinformation Spikes Along With Spread of Omicron

On Dec. 29, The Gateway Pundit, a far-right website that often spreads conspiracy theories, published an article that falsely suggested that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revoked the authorization of all PCR tests to detect Covid-19. Has pulled. The article has garnered 22,000 likes, comments and shares on Facebook and Twitter. On TikTok…

OpenSea Valued at $13.3 Billion in New Round of Venture Funding

OpenSea Valued at $13.3 Billion in New Round of Venture Funding

OpenSea, one of the most talked about blockchain start-ups in Silicon Valley, said Tuesday it has raised $ 300 million in new venture capital, making it the latest company to cash in on the rush to fund cryptocurrency start-ups. A new round of funding led by investment firms Paradigm and Cotu Management has raised the…

F.B.I. Arrests Man Accused of Stealing Unpublished Book Manuscripts

F.B.I. Arrests Man Accused of Stealing Unpublished Book Manuscripts

They were committing shocking thefts, lacking a clear purpose or return, and that happened in Gentle, not in a particularly attractive world for publication: someone was stealing unpublished book manuscripts. Thefts and thefts were attempted primarily by email, by a fraudster pretending to be publishing professionals and targeting writers, editors, agents, and literary scouts who…